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by Sergei Loznitsa


One day, a woman receives the parcel she sent to her incarcerated husband some time earlier. Confused and deeply concerned, she decides to go to the prison in a remote area of Russia, to seek information. So begins the story of a journey rife with humiliations and violence, the story of an absurd battle against an impenetrable fortress.

international title: A Gentle Creature
original title: Krotkaya
country: France, Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Ukraine
sales agent: Wild Bunch International
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Sergei Loznitsa
film run: 143'
screenplay: Sergei Loznitsa
cast: Vasilina Makovtseva, Marina Kleshcheva, Lia Akhedzhakova, Valeriu Andriută, Boris Kamorzin, Sergei Kolesov
cinematography by: Oleg Mutu
film editing: Danielius Kokanauskis
art director: Kirill Shuvalov
producer: Marianne Slot
co-producer: Gunnar Dedio, Uljana Kim, Olivier Père, Marc Van Warmerdam, Peter Warnier
production: Slot Machine, ARTE France Cinéma, LOOKSFilm, Studio Uljana Kim, Wild at Art, Graniet Film, Solar Media Entertainment, GP Cinema Company (RU)

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